Brands & Companies show spring/summer collections at MAGIC
14 Sep '06
3 min read
The fashion industry's biggest business event, MAGIC Marketplace, hosted another successful show in Las Vegas from August 28 – August 31, with 1.1 million net square feet of resources representing more than 4,250 companies on display.
The August marketplace hosted representatives from more than 80 countries, including the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Mexico and India. Buyers from Vanity, Buckle Inc, Pacific Sunwear, Blue Bee, Intermix, Big Drop, Jigsaw, Parsows, Marcy G, Elle, Ilene's Boutique, Mark Shale, Garmany, Kilgore Trout, Norton Ditto, Marios, Active Rideshop, Val Surf, Ron Jon Surf, Beams, Demo, KSL, In Celebration Golf, Macy's, Holt Renfrew, Henri Bendel, Selfridges, Nordstroms, and Saks Fifth Avenue were in attendance. More than 600 journalists covered the show and its exhibitors.
“MAGIC has maintained its strength through the years by offering buyers the most comprehensive collection of resources in the industry in one convenient market and the August event was no exception,” said Laura McConnell, Executive Vice President of fashion, Advanstar Communications.
“The quality and breadth of the show's offerings remains unparalleled, offering our attendees the most dynamic four-day buying experience in the industry.”
Some of the industry's biggest brands, including Ben Sherman, Akademiks, Original Penguin, Donald Pliner, OP, Crocs, Badgley Mischka, Lilly Pulitzer, Lucky Jeans, Tadashi, ABS, Rocawear, French Connection, Everlast, KennethCole, and Fila sat alongside leading independent designers such as Gerard Yosca, Aaron Barak, Cyn & Luca, Artful Dodger, Dulce de Leche, Patricia Candido, Morgan Grays, and Plastic Island.